Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 722 448
Rank change year-on-year -106 -274 -126
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 282 471 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.93% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 250 429 1,065
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,400 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £64,500
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.19% +4.44% +5.88%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 42,317 50,762 51,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.70% 30.32% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34,892 42,244 44,869
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.05% +5.56%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 127 £50,000 +6.38% 5
South East +21 71 £44,000 -9.74% 6
North of England -61 31 £37,500 -21.05% 3
North West -6 26 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England +7 24 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Midlands 0 16 £40,000 - 1
South West -1 12 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +2 11 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 4 £45,000 +8.76%
Yorkshire -28 4 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East +3 1 £25,437 -33.93%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 282 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (74.47%) SQL
3 184 (65.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 171 (60.64%) Microsoft
5 133 (47.16%) Windows
6 130 (46.10%) .NET
7 99 (35.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 93 (32.98%) T-SQL
9 84 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (27.30%) Windows Server
11 76 (26.95%) Relational Database
11 76 (26.95%) C#
11 76 (26.95%) Oracle
12 73 (25.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (23.40%) Oracle Database
16 63 (22.34%) Web Services
17 61 (21.63%) ITIL
17 61 (21.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 61 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 57 (20.21%) SQL Server 2016
19 56 (19.86%) Finance
20 55 (19.50%) Data Warehouse
21 53 (18.79%) ASP.NET
21 53 (18.79%) Oracle Database 11g
22 52 (18.44%) JavaScript
22 52 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
22 52 (18.44%) MVC
23 50 (17.73%) CSS

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.06%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (7.09%) IIS
5 15 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.55%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.19%) Skype for Business
10 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.42%) CMS
11 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.06%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) ArchiCAD
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.35%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.74%) Office 365
4 6 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.06%) npm
7 2 (0.71%) GitHub
7 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.99%) SAN
2 25 (8.87%) Firewall
3 22 (7.80%) DNS
4 18 (6.38%) DHCP
5 13 (4.61%) WAN
6 12 (4.26%) VPN
7 11 (3.90%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.55%) LAN
9 9 (3.19%) Internet
9 9 (3.19%) NAS
10 6 (2.13%) MPLS
10 6 (2.13%) Skype
11 5 (1.77%) VoIP
12 4 (1.42%) IPsec
12 4 (1.42%) PPTP
12 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.06%) H.323
13 3 (1.06%) Intranet
13 3 (1.06%) Network Security
13 3 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (65.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (35.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 84 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (26.95%) Relational Database
6 73 (25.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (23.40%) Oracle Database
8 61 (21.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 57 (20.21%) SQL Server 2016
10 55 (19.50%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (18.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 48 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (13.12%) RDBMS
14 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (7.09%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (4.61%) MySQL
18 9 (3.19%) DTS
18 9 (3.19%) NoSQL
19 8 (2.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.32%) NUnit
3 11 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.13%) MSTest
5 6 (2.13%) Selenium
5 6 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.77%) Subversion
6 5 (1.77%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (1.06%) Gatling
7 3 (1.06%) gulp
7 3 (1.06%) JMeter
7 3 (1.06%) jspm
7 3 (1.06%) Moq
7 3 (1.06%) RStudio
7 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.35%) JIRA
8 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 56 (19.86%) Finance
2 21 (7.45%) Banking
3 12 (4.26%) Retail
4 7 (2.48%) Back Office
4 7 (2.48%) Billing
5 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.77%) Advertising
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Arabic Language
7 4 (1.42%) French Language
7 4 (1.42%) German Language
7 4 (1.42%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.42%) Polish Language
7 4 (1.42%) Russian Language
7 4 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.42%) Swedish Language
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (44.68%) Developer
2 72 (25.53%) Analyst
3 42 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 40 (14.18%) DBA
5 38 (13.48%) SQL Developer
6 34 (12.06%) SQL DBA
7 32 (11.35%) Senior Developer
8 28 (9.93%) Administrator
9 26 (9.22%) .NET Developer
10 24 (8.51%) Applications Support
10 24 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
10 24 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (7.45%) Senior Applications Support
12 21 (7.45%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
12 21 (7.45%) Senior Support Analyst
13 20 (7.09%) Lead Developer
14 17 (6.03%) SQL Server DBA
15 16 (5.67%) SQL Analyst
16 12 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (46.10%) .NET
2 63 (22.34%) Web Services
3 53 (18.79%) ASP.NET
4 50 (17.73%) CSS
5 47 (16.67%) HTML
6 45 (15.96%) XML
7 41 (14.54%) WCF
8 37 (13.12%) .NET Framework
9 33 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (7.80%) SOAP
11 21 (7.45%) ADO.NET
12 20 (7.09%) jQuery
13 19 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 15 (5.32%) WF
16 13 (4.61%) MDX
16 13 (4.61%) XSLT
17 10 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
17 10 (3.55%) WebSphere MQ
17 10 (3.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.80%) Clustering
3 18 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 17 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.03%) W3C
5 15 (5.32%) Replication
6 14 (4.96%) NHS
7 12 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.26%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.84%) Fintech
9 8 (2.84%) SWIFT
10 7 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.06%) User Experience
12 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (47.16%) Windows
2 77 (27.30%) Windows Server
3 47 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.25%) Linux
5 30 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (4.26%) Solaris
10 9 (3.19%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.84%) Android
11 8 (2.84%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.48%) Windows 2000
13 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.13%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.77%) Unix
14 5 (1.77%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
2 67 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (21.63%) ITIL
4 52 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (18.44%) MVC
5 41 (14.54%) OO
6 40 (14.18%) ETL
7 38 (13.48%) Data Modelling
8 34 (12.06%) High Availability
9 28 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (9.93%) SOA
10 27 (9.57%) Change Management
11 26 (9.22%) OOD
12 24 (8.51%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (7.80%) Scrum
14 20 (7.09%) Change Control
14 20 (7.09%) Data Management
15 19 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (6.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 210 (74.47%) SQL
2 93 (32.98%) T-SQL
3 76 (26.95%) C#
4 52 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 46 (16.31%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.51%) Java
6 24 (8.51%) Python
7 21 (7.45%) PL/SQL
8 20 (7.09%) VB
9 7 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.13%) R
11 5 (1.77%) VBScript
12 4 (1.42%) PHP
12 4 (1.42%) VBA
13 3 (1.06%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.06%) VB6
14 2 (0.71%) XPath
15 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (12.41%) Degree
2 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.90%) MCSE
4 10 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (3.19%) MCSA
6 8 (2.84%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.13%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.77%) CCNA
8 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.06%) CCA
10 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.06%) MCTS
10 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.71%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.71%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.19%) SLA
2 8 (2.84%) PMO
3 5 (1.77%) QA
4 4 (1.42%) IFRS
4 4 (1.42%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.03%) XenApp
5 12 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.06%) vSphere
10 2 (0.71%) Docker
10 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.35%) KVM
11 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (7.09%) SCCM
2 11 (3.90%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.84%) Control-M
5 6 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.77%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.77%) Perfmon
6 5 (1.77%) Puppet
6 5 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.06%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.71%) Consul
9 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 171 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 76 (26.95%) Oracle
3 41 (14.54%) VMware
4 24 (8.51%) Citrix
5 19 (6.74%) Cisco
6 17 (6.03%) EMC
7 13 (4.61%) Veeam
8 11 (3.90%) Bloomberg
9 10 (3.55%) HP
10 9 (3.19%) McAfee
11 8 (2.84%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.48%) Symantec
13 6 (2.13%) CommVault
13 6 (2.13%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.77%) Dell
14 5 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.77%) RedGate
15 4 (1.42%) Adobe
15 4 (1.42%) Avaya
15 4 (1.42%) Sybase